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The Vow (2012)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | 10 February 2012 (USA)
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A car accident puts Paige in a coma, and when she wakes up with severe memory loss, her husband Leo works to win her heart again.

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Michael Sucsy

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Abby Kohn (screenplay), Marc Silverstein (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rachel McAdams ... Paige
Channing Tatum ... Leo
Jessica Lange ... Rita Thornton
Sam Neill ... Bill Thornton
Jessica McNamee ... Gwen
Wendy Crewson ... Dr. Fishman
Tatiana Maslany ... Lily
Lucas Bryant ... Kyle
Scott Speedman ... Jeremy
Joey Klein ... Josh
Joe Cobden ... Jim
Jeananne Goossen ... Sonia
Dillon Casey ... Ryan
Shannon Barnett ... Carrie
Lindsay Ames ... Shana
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Storyline

Leo and Paige are a couple who just got married. After an accident, Paige is left unconscious, and when she awakes she doesn't remember Leo. Her parents, whom she hasn't seen since she and Leo got together, come and visit her. She can't believe that she hasn't seen them for such a long time. Leo wants to bring her home with him but her parents want her to go with them. She goes with Leo but when she doesn't recognize anything, she goes to her parents. And she wonders why did she cut off contact with her family. She also runs into her ex and wonders why they broke up. Leo tries to win her back by courting her again. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Inspired by True Events

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for an accident scene, sexual content, partial nudity and some language | See all certifications »

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Official Sites:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 February 2012 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Vow See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$30,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$41,202,458, 12 February 2012

Gross USA:

$125,014,030

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$196,114,570
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Sound Mix:

SDDS | Datasat | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

Since the movie is loosely based on the real - life story by the Carpenters, they threw a huge fit because the F word was used by Rachel McAdams in the movie which The Carpenters didn't allow since they were strictly christians See more »

Goofs

When Leo runs to the VIP floor for the second time, after Paige has made up her mind about leaving with her parents, the sequence is a mirrored sequence of the first time he runs to the VIP floor when he meets Paige's parents. See more »

Quotes

Paige: I vow to help you love life, to always hold you with tenderness and to have the patience that love demands, to speak when words are needed and to share the silence when they are not, to agree to disagree on red velvet cake, and to live within the warmth of your heart and always call it home.
Leo: I vow to fiercely love you in all your forms, now and forever. I promise to never forget that this is a once in a lifetime love. And to always know in the deepest part of my soul that no matter what ...
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Connections

Referenced in Saturday Night Live: Mick Jagger (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Pictures Of You
Written by Robert Smith, Laurence Tolhurst, Simon Gallup, Roger O'Donnell, Porl Thompson (as Paul Thompson) and Boris Williams
Performed by The Cure
Courtesy of Elektra Entertainment Group
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing and Courtesy of Fiction Records, Ltd./Polydor Ltd. (UK)
Under license from Universal Music Enterprises
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Throughly enjoyable...except for the f*rt gag...
14 August 2012 | by bob_bearSee all my reviews

Throughly enjoyable...except for the f*rt gag...And the f*rt gag is worth mentioning because it was foul.

Otherwise, switch off your brain and enjoy the gorgeous Channing Tatum laugh, cry and bare his beautiful buns -- and all in the name of love.

It's a film that doesn't bear much examination. It's a chick flick with a dumb heroine (why are they always artists???) who wouldn't know love unless it smacked her in the gob...which it eventually does.

The reveal where we find out why she originally changed so radically is like: Oh, get over yourself, girlfriend! The punishment hardly fits the crime...unless you're 12.

But who cares. It's a fairytale. And for me it worked.


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